Airfix 1/48 Spitfire Ia

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  1. aqua_ta

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    Hi guys, I bought this on a whim and just finished it today.
    The build up was okay with few problems although I know the tail is incorrectly shaped and detail is a bit basic, i still enjoyed it.
    I still prefer my ICM Spitfire mk.IX and hope they'll do an early mark at some point in the near future.

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    Not a bad job at all! :)
     
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    I echo the post above.
     
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    I agree. Looks good to me.
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    Nice work!
     
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    Looks fine to me too.
     
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    Thank you chaps.
     
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    I'm looking forward to doing the Airfix new tool Mk.XII next to see whether Airfix has improved, I've even got my daughter ( aged 12 ) to start building too. She has so far built a 1/72 P-51d (Airfix) and she is now half way through a Airfix 1/72 Spitfire Mk.V, and she's really enjoying it.
     
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    Looks good to me.
     
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    From the pics and reviews I've seen of the MkXII, it's very good. Been waiting for this Mark in 1/48th for many years - must get one soon ! (It's two decades ahead of the Mk1 kit, which is basically the old MkV moulds from circa 1978, and the basic kit detail parts look super, especially for the price. Check-out 'Model Hobbies', who have it on 'Special' - you can save about a Fiver on the price at the moment!)
     
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    Thanks for the heads up Airframes, I'll check it out.
     
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